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Can varicose veins disappear on their own?

A large group of people still underestimate the problem of the appearance of varicose veins of the lower limbs. Most of them still believe that they are only harmless cosmetic changes that should not be bothered with. Others believe that the problem will go away on its own without any intervention. So, what are leg varicose veins and are these beliefs correct?

In short, what are varicose veins?

Varicose veins are a permanent elongation and widening of the veins, causing them to become tortuous. They arise because of chronic venous disease. The main cause of their development is primarily venous hypertension, which is created because of damage to the venous valves, as well as obstruction, narrowing of the veins or their compression. When this happens, the blood does not flow in the right direction, i.e., there is blood stasis and backflow in the veins of the lower limbs. If the superficial veins are affected, the changes can be seen through the skin as unsightly bulges form.

Do varicose veins disappear on their own?

There are still many people who underestimate the risk of developing leg varicose veins because, among them, the problem has traditionally been seen as merely a cosmetic change. Some also wonder whether varicose veins disappear on their own. Unfortunately, this is not true. Once formed, varicose veins will not just disappear. Initially, they cause a feeling of heaviness in the legs, numerous swellings and intractable pain. In its advanced stages, varicose veins can lead to dangerous complications such as phlebitis, thrombosis, vascular stroke, post-thrombotic syndrome and stasis leg inflammation or ulceration. However, with regular therapy, these consequences can be avoided.

How to get rid of varicose veins?

In the early stages of varicose veins, it is important to change your lifestyle as much as possible. It is then advisable to modify your current diet and introduce exercises to help improve the venous circulation in your legs. Then, the right treatment should be implemented as soon as possible. In the first instance, it is worth starting with a conservative, non-invasive and safe method, such as compression therapy. Doctors point out that early and proper application of this method may result in the disappearance of varicose veins, as well as reduction of the feeling of heaviness in legs, pain alleviation and elimination of swelling. All it takes is the individual selection of a compression medical device.

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For people who have problems with varicose veins, our company produces various types of compression products. These include numerous models of compression tights, varicose stockings and compression knee socks, which differ not only in size and degree of compression, but also in thickness, colour and toe variant (open or closed). To be sure of your choice, you can use our qualified consultants to help you.

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